Tong Hall


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Listed Building
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Statutory Address:
Tong Hall, Newport Road, Tong, TF11 8PW


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Statutory Address:
Tong Hall, Newport Road, Tong, TF11 8PW

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

Shropshire (Unitary Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SJ 79719 07286


This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 20/06/2019

SJ 70 NE 6/36

TONG CP NEWPORT ROAD (east side) Tong Hall

GV II House. Circa 1840 with late C19 and C20 additions to left. Red brick with grey and gault brick dressings. Neo-Gothic style. Two storeys.

Interrupted dentil brick string course, parapeted gables with dentil bricks to stone coping, end stack to right and stack at rear. Two window front with segmental headed leaded cross windows; gable above with recessed octagonal panel. Right-hand end elevation; two first floor blind pointed-arched windows with Y-tracery, continuous cill string; inserted three-light C20 casement to right, and two gabled ends above; ground floor window to right with painted keyed lintel, and four-trefoil panelled door to its right with painted keyed lintel. Late C19 block set back to north with two gabled semi-dormers and two ground floor C20 leaded casements. C20 addition to left with parapet.

This building has stylistic similarities with other eccentric structures erected on the Tong Estate by George Durant the younger (d.1844) (qv. Fowl House to West of Vauxhall Farmhouse, Cow house to North of Acorn Cottage, etc.).

Included for historical association and group value.

Listing NGR: SJ7971907286


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Books and journals
Griffith, G, History of Tong and Boscobel, (1894), 154-161
Robinson, D H, The Wandering Worfe, (1980)


This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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Date: 03 Jul 2002
Reference: IOE01/07683/01
Rights: Copyright IoE Mrs Val Johns. Source Historic England Archive
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